State Fair Deep-Fried Pickles
You don't need to travel to the nearest state fair to enjoy some quality State Fair Deep-Fried Pickles. This is one of those state fair recipes that has been around for decades. In just a few simple steps, you can make a guaranteed crowd-pleaser in your own kitchen. Salty and spicy pickles are covered in a golden delicious batter that's made with some buttermilk. Once each pickle is thoroughly coated, all you need to do is fry them until they're nice and golden. Make sure to serve these snacks hot in order to enjoy them at their very best!
- 4 to 5 large spicy pickles, sliced into chips
- 1 cup flour
- 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
- 1/2 teaspoon salt
- 1 egg
- 1 cup buttermilk
- Canola oil for frying
Stir together flour, baking soda, and salt in a medium-sized bowl.
In a small bowl, whisk egg and buttermilk together. Then, add to the dry ingredients. Mix until smooth.
Heat the oil to 370 degrees Fahrenheit.
Dip pickles in the batter and carefully place in the hot oil. Cook for 2-4 minutes, turning as needed. Work in batches of 8-10 chips at a time.
Remove from oil and place on paper-lined plate. Salt lightly.